Programs & Events
Oracle State Park
October 21, 2017 12:00pm
Join local mineralogist, Wolfgang Mueller, for his presentation in the living room of the Kannally Ranch House. Topics include gems, minerals, and the copper industry of Arizona.
Arizona Trail Loop Guided Hike
October 21, 2017 8:00am
Hike the Wildlife Corridor Trail to the Arizona Trail, and back on the Manzanita Trail with your guide Gaston Meloche.
Poetry, Live Music, and Book Signing
October 29, 2017 12:30-4:00pm
From the living room of the Kannally Ranch House, Heidi Blankenship inspires thought while evoking adventure. Her new book "Memorizing Shadows; Inspiration from the Arizona Trail" will be available at the event.
Music in the Park
October 29, 2017 2:00-4:00pm
Eric Schaffer and the Troublemakers perform a unique blend of Alternative Folk/Americana with great harmonies.
Bird Talk and Guided Walk
November 4, 2017 3:00-5:30pm
After her one-hour presentation in the Kannally Ranch House living room, Kathy Anderson takes participants outside to fully experience her new program “Woodpeckers and Wrens”.
Birding and Breakfast
November 5, 2017 7:30am
Kathy Anderson offers an early morning guided bird walk followed by a special breakfast offering on the patio of the Kannally Ranch House, courtesy of the Friends of Oracle State Park.
November 11, 2017 3:00pm
John Medley shares an afternoon session of “Western Stories That Rhyme” to visitors of the Kannally Ranch House.
Music in the Park
November 18, 2017 2:00-4:00pm
The Friends of Oracle State Park present folk/western Tucson local band, The Blue Prairie Dogs.
Geology of the Catalina Mountain Region
November 19, 2017 11:00am-2:00pm
In the living room of the ranch house, Bob Scarborough talks about the geology of Oracle State Park, San Pedro River Valley, Galiuro range and other local mountains.
Guided Hike With Gaston
November 25, 2017 8:00am
Volunteer guide, Gaston Meloche leads participants on a hike throughout the Windmill Loop Trail. Please be prepared for an 8 mile hike through some of southern Arizona’s most beautiful country.
Holiday Wreath-Making Workshop at Oracle State Park
December 3, 2017
Make a holiday wreath out of natural, locally-sourced plant materials gathered around the park. Visitors usually can't take natural materials from the park, so make the most of this rare opportunity.
December 17, 2017 1:00pm
Join Oracle and Catalina State Parks Volunteer, Richard Boyer, as he presents information about Arizona’s Bighorn Sheep including the “tools” they use to survive amidst such a harsh environment.